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Jun'15

VEX CORTEX Trainer: Integrated Encoders Chapter Now Available!

We are excited to share our latest chapter available within out VEX CORTEX Video Trainer Curriculum … Integrated Encoders! Located in the Movement section, this chapter will allow you to increase movement accuracy and automatic movement corrections. Some of the lessons you’ll learn within this chapter includes: Introduction to the …

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15

Jun'15

Robotics Summer of Learning Starts Today!

  Our Robotics Summer of Learning (RSOL) opens today! This summer, students have the opportunity to learn how to program virtual robots using a FREE copy of Robot Virtual Worlds where they can program VEX IQ or LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 virtual robots. All RSOL courses are self-paced with e-mail support available at rsol@cs2n.org. Sign …

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11

Jun'15

The Robotics Summer of Learning is Back!

We are proud to announce the return of our Robotics Summer of Learning program! This summer, students have the opportunity to learn how to program robots, earn a programming certificate and badges, and play with cool software for FREE! We will provide all of the software and training materials at no cost …

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10

Jun'15

A Teacher’s POV Blog Series

We’ve had some wonderful teachers share their stories with us this year about their experience in the classroom teaching robotics. Read their stories here with our Teacher’s POV blog series.  Here are a few recent posts: – International School Manila – Palisades Middle School Robotics Initiative – RVW VEX IQ Beltway – First Year …

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08

May'15

Botline: Summer Teacher Trainings are Filling Up Quickly!

Our on-site (in Pittsburgh, PA) and online Summer Professional Development classes for VEX CORTEX, VEX IQ, and LEGO MINDSTORMS are filling up quickly. Register today to make sure you get into your preferred course (listed below!) Highlights of the Robotics Academy Training: Acquire new skills with technology and new ways to …

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08

Apr'15

Pittsburgh Area – May Madness Info!

We are excited to announce the Sarah Heinz House May Madness event for 2015! This year’s event will take place Saturday, May 2 at the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh, PA. This Year’s Game: We will be using the VEX IQ Highrise game. Both VEX IQ and LEGO robots can compete! We …

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30

Mar'15

National Robotics Week – VEX IQ Challenge!

To celebrate National Robotics Week, we’ve opened up our FREE VEX IQ Virtual Challenge for everyone to participate!! The VEX IQ Virtual Challenge is part of an ongoing research project by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Academy and the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center designed to assist robotics teams learning to …

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20

Mar'15

Getting Started with ROBOTC Graphical for VEX IQ!!

Are you interested in learning how to program in ROBOTC Graphical for VEX IQ or VEX IQ Robot Virtual Worlds? If so, click here!

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17

Mar'15

New Case Study Highlights Successes of Robot-Math Activities!

A new case study shows that robot-math activities might be successful when focused on a few target skills and when designed with individualized tutorials/prompts that motivate proper skills. Read more about it here!

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16

Mar'15

Updated VEX CORTEX Video Trainer!!

We are so excited to share the latest web design update for our VEX CORTEX Video Trainer! Check it out today!

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Mission

Use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology.

All students are technologically literate, mathematically competent, and confident about their future.

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